Author: Taifa Smith Butler

GBPI Writes Senator Perdue About the HEROES Act

GBPI recently wrote the following letter to Senators Perdue and Loeffler asking them to support the HEROES act and aid Georgians in this difficult time. We need your help — please write our senators today asking them to help Georgians

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Georgia Won’t Thrive if People Don’t Survive

Key Takeaways: Years of disinvestment, poor public health infrastructure and systemic barriers have exposed Georgians’ vulnerability—particularly for those with low incomes and for communities of color—to this health and economic crisis. State, local and federal governments have enacted solutions to

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Heading into a New Decade with Gratitude and Intention

Today marks the last day of 2019 and the end of the decade and GBPI’s 15th anniversary year. We’ll officially wrap our anniversary celebration on Friday, January 24 at our annual Insights policy conference with New York Time’s Nikole Hannah-Jones

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Investing in Georgia’s people is our best path forward

As published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sunday, January 27, 2019 Georgians are ready for a people-first strategy that builds a stronger, more inclusive economy where all families can participate and thrive. For years, state leaders have prioritized growing our

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Looking Ahead: A People-First Agenda for Georgia

While the final votes are being tallied, one thing is clear: this election year saw unprecedented engagement. Voters forced attention to issues at the heart of the debate including health care, education and economic opportunity. These subjects were top of mind for

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Georgians Say Yes to Our People-First Agenda

The public has spoken. It’s time to invest in Georgia’s people. Georgians struggling to make it to the middle class—not to mention stay in it—face unprecedented headwinds in today’s economy. Stagnant wages are stifling the middle class, and families are

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Georgia Budget Primer 2019

Click on the links below to learn about different policy areas of the 2019 budget. State Budget K-12 Education Higher Education Health Human Services   Welcome to GBPI’s 2019 Budget Primer Georgia plans to spend $26.2 billion in state funds

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